LPF | Content & Exam Review Committee
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Mission

This committee is responsible for the final approval on all content for both the LPQualified (LPQ) and LPCertified (LPC) certification programs and assisting LPF Board Members in developing examinations for the LPQ and LPC certifications, ensuring content validity, monitoring the administration of the examinations and any other duties assigned by the Board. To complete their responsibilities, the LPF Examination Committee receives a copy of the LPF Question Writing Guide and are professionally trained in workshops by Knapp &Associates International, a leader in developing certification programs. Each Exam Committee Member signs a nondisclosure statement and a conflict of interest statement.

Learn more about the LPQ/LPC Exam Information.

LPQ Content Review Members

Wes Bank, Director of Loss Prevention, Velocity Express
Jim Carr, Senior Director Loss Prevention, Pep Boys Auto
Mike Combs, Director Loss Prevention, Auto Zone
Ray Cotton, CFI, Director Loss Prevention, Orchard Supply Hardware
Joe Darnell, Loss Prevention Divisional Manager, Food Lion, LLC
Tim Fischer, Director Loss Prevention, Best Buy Co., Inc.
Cheryl Floccare, LPC, CFI, Tractor Supply Co.
Steve Forgette, VP Loss Prevention, KB Toys
Garth Gasse, CFI, Regional Loss prevention Manager, BabiesR'Us
Barry Grant, Director Loss Prevention, CVS
Jimmon James, Loss Prevention Divisional Manager, Food Lion, LLC
Chris Johnson, Corporate Loss Prevention Manager, Office Depot, Inc.
Gary Lipari, Loss Prevention, Pathmark Stores
Charlie Maier, VP Loss Prevention, H&M Hennes & Mauritz
Glenn Master, Director of Loss Prevention, Newgistics
Scott McIntyre, LP & Safety Oprs Mgr, Michael Stores, Inc.
Danny Murphy, Director, Security Operations, Cingular
George Perez, Director Loss Prevention, Walgreen Company
Mike Rock, Regional Asset Protection Director, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
David Sherer, VP of Loss Prevention, DSW
John Selevitch, VP Loss Prevention, Limited Brands
John Tabor, Director, Loss Prevention, National Retail Systems (NRS)
Leah Tokarczyk, Sr Business Unit Coord. Assets Protection, Target 
Bill Turner, VP of Loss Prevention, NIKE (Chair)
James Wilhelm, LPC, Manager LPS Operations, Ace Hardware

LPC Content Review Members

Wes Bank, Regional Loss prevention Manager, Office Depot, Inc.
Jim Carr, Senior Director, Loss Prevention, Pep Boy's Auto
Ron Catania, AVP, Asset Protection Director, Bob's Stores
Mike Combs, Divisional Manager, Global Logistics AP, The Home Depot
Sharyn Copeland, Divisional Loss Prevention Manager,Sears Holding
Ray Cotton, CFI, Director of Loss Prevention, Orchard Supply Hardware
Joe Darnell, Loss Prevention Divisional Manager, Food Lion, LLC
David DiSilva, Director, Loss Prevention Analytics, Pep Boy's Auto
David Drake, Systems Mgr, LP, AAFES (Army/Air Force Exchange Serv)
Ray Esposito, VP of Retail Operations, LP Innovations
Jill Evans, Director of Loss Prevention Opers, Lowe's Companies, Inc.
Tim Fisher, Director, Loss Prevention/Merchandising,Best Buy Co., Inc.
Scott Flint, Manager of Loss Prevention Operations, Nike
Robert Forney, Mgr-Business Training Solutions, Lowe's Companies, Inc.
Garth Gasse, CFI,Regional Loss Prevention Manager, BabiesR'Us
Barry Grant, VP of Loss Prevention, CPI Corp
Cynthia Grizzle, CFI,Sr. Mgr-Executive Training & Dev-LP, Macy's South
Joe Hajdu, CFI,Cyber Crimes Manager/ORC Division, Limited Brands
Walt Hall, Regional Loss Prevention Manager,Office Depot, Inc.
Mike Iverson, CFI,Regional Manager of LP & Shrink Control, A.C. Moore
Chris Johnson, Corporate Loss Prevention Manager, Office Depot, Inc.
Millie Kresevich, Sr Regional Loss Prevention Manager, Luxottica Retail
Joe Matthews, VP of Loss Prevention,Academy Sports & Outdoors (Chair)
Glenn Master, Director of Loss Prevention, Newgistics
Chris McDonald, Director of Loss Prevention, Dollar General
Scott McIntyre, LP & Safety Opers Manager, Michaels Stores, Inc.
Pedro Ramos, Director of Retail Solutions, Agilence Inc.
Mike Rock, Regional Asset Protection Director, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
John Selevitch, Vice President Loss Prevention, LP Jobs
David Sherer, VP of Business Dev, American Integrated Security Group
Jerry Snider, CFI, Corporate Loss Prevention Manager, Old Time Pottery
Tom Stein, LPC, Director of Loss Prevention, HMS Host
Bryan Strawser, Manager Store Planning & new Technology AP, Target 
Karen Vanbrunt, LPC, Manager of Retail Solutions, Agilence Inc.
Don Ward, CFI, Regional Loss Prevention, Limited Brands
James Wilhelm, LPC, Sr. Asset Protection Manager, Harlem Furniture

*Positions and company names are reflected at the time the committee was active.

LPQ Exam Members

Mike Combs, Director of Loss Prevention, AutoZone
Kathleen Farrell, Loss Prevention Training Manager, TJX 
Tim Fisher, Director LP, Safety &Inventory, Best Buy
Joan Knapp, PhD, CEO, Knapp &Associates Inetrnational (Chair)
Harvey McMurray, PhD, Chair Department of Criminal Justice, North Carolina Central University
Pedro Ramos, Vice President of Loss Prevention, Pathmark
Kara Schmidt, PhD, Credentialing Specialist, Knapp &Assc.International 
Gene Smith, LPC, President, Loss Prevention Foundation
Michael Rock, Regional Asset Protection Director, Wal-Mart

LPC Exam Members

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Dave Arnold, General Counsel, Wonderlic 
Jerry Bowman, LP Strategist, MPIX
Elizabeth Carlton, Credentialing Expert, Knapp &Assc. International
Jim Carroll, Director of Loss Prevention, Staples
Stephen Davis, Manager OE, Target
Venus Finley-Akins, Director, Western Zone and Canada, Gap Inc.
John Fice, COO &Treasurer, LP Innovations
Tim Fisher, Director Asset Protection, Best Buy (Chair)
Cynthia Grizzle, District Director Loss Prevention, Macy's
John Howard, Area LP &Safety Manager, Lowe's Companies, Inc.
Bill Nichols, Regional Loss Prevention Director, Bed, Bath &Beyond
Claudio Parraguirre, District AP/Operations Manager, HomeDepot
Catherine Penizotto, Regional Loss Prevention Director, Kmart
Mike Rock, Regional Director, Asset Protection, Wal-Mart
Suni Shampande, Divisional Vice President, Sears Holdings
Gene Smith, LPC, President, Loss Prevention Foundation
Gregg Smith, Senior Director of LP &Retail Ops, Donna Karan/DKNY

 
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